Chiune Sugihara Memorial, Hero of the Holocaust

Ramon G. Velazco, 2002.

Text from the base: "He who saves one life, saves the entire world." Talmud.

A gift from the Neman Foundation and Levy Affiliated Holdings, LLC.

Chiune "Sempo" Sugihara, 1900-1986. A Japanese consul in Lithuania who issued handwritten visas to thousands of Jewish refugees, against the express order of his government, and saved innocent lives during the Holocaust. His courageous efforts put his own family in danger and eventually cost him his career.

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